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Gregory Parks

Professor Gregory Parks writes in The Huffington Post blog about race and politics

“I want to tell you a story. I’m going to ask you all to close your eyes while I tell you the story. … This is a story about a little girl walking home from the grocery store one sunny afternoon. … Can you see her? Her raped, beaten, broken body soaked in their urine, soaked in their semen, soaked in her blood, left to die. Can you see her? I want you to picture that little girl. Now imagine she’s white.” Continue reading »

ABA Journal calls upcoming BLSA 29th annual scholarship banquet keynote speaker ‘one of most influential federal judges in nation’

Chief Judge Carl Stewart of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is referred to as one of the most influential federal judges in the nation in an ABA Journal article published this month.

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N.C. State Sen. Phil Berger (’82) and sons Phil Jr. (’99) and Kevin (’00) featured in Greensboro News & Record

Bob Rucho was mad. For more than a year, he had worked on a comprehensive tax-reform bill that would change North Carolina’s antiquated revenue system in dramatic ways — including an end to tax breaks for special interests, a proposal sparking heartburn in virtually every tax lobbyist in Raleigh.

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David Giffin (’16) writes about religious dress modifications to military uniforms in The Emory Wheel

A new military policy has been gaining some attention from online news outlets over the past few weeks for allowing soldiers to incorporate religious dress as a part of their uniforms.

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Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro writes in The Huffington Post that citizens should have less blind faith in markets, more in government

As we develop in a book just published by Oxford University Press, Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Reformthe history of the United States reveals a pattern in which citizens alternate between relying on markets and democracy, including government intervention in those markets, to achieve the type of country in which we wish to live.

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Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall appears on PBS Carolina Business Review discussing Affordable Care Act beginning Friday, Jan. 24

Professor Mark Hall will once again appear on the PBS series, “Carolina Business Review,” discussing the Affordable Care Act beginning at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, on WTVI Charlotte. The show is a panel discussion of local highlights in business for the week with guests who speak regarding their particular business and its relation to economies in North and South Carolina. Continue reading »

Law Professor Michael Curtis quoted on issue of school prayer in High Point Enterprise

HIGH POINT,  N.C. — When can students at a public school in North Carolina voluntarily and independently pray on school grounds?  Continue reading »

BLSA Students Celebrate Advances at 28th Annual Scholarship Banquet

The Wake Forest University Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted its 28th Annual Scholarship Banquet earlier this month, giving students, faculty and alumni a chance to celebrate African Americans’ many contributions to the law school.

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Innocence and Justice Clinic helps clear criminal records

After years of worrying about a criminal charge he incurred three years ago, city native Josh Sargent was given a second chance Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in The Hill regarding the SBA’s Office of Advocacy

A little known office within the Small Business Administration (SBA) is working at the behest of industry to block new federal rules and should be reined in, a pair of pro-regulation groups charged Tuesday.

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